A Rambler Steals Home (Hardcover)
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Terrific debut by local talent Carter Higgins, this middle grade novel sings with warmth, quirk and charm. Baseball, snackshops, summer, mystery and friendship tie this tale together along with its set of interesting characters Derby, Triple, and Marcus. A real winner!— Maureen Palacios
Told in Derby’s unforgettable voice, this warm-hearted debut novel is about taking risks, planting roots, and discovering the true definition of home.
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"...readers will easily connect with the story’s reflections on belonging, hope, family, and the meaning of home."
"Vibrant, engaging Derby and her descriptive firstperson narrative, full of lively and poignant touches, are compelling and affecting... A heartfelt, immersive debut, perfect for sports fans."
"Fans of quiet, nostalgic stories about team spirit should enjoy this debut effort."
Luscious, vibrant, and utterly captivating, Roshani Chokshi's A Crown of Wishes is an incredible follow up to The Star-Touched Queen. Gauri, known by her people as the Jewel of Bharata, longs to redeem herself and save her kingdom from the tyranny of her brother. Vikram, the sly prince of a rival kingdom, finds himself unwilling to accept his life as a puppet ruler. Faced with the chance to fulfill both their destinies, the unlikely pair must travel to the Otherworld where they will compete together in the Tournament of Wishes. For Gauri and Vikram, every turn presents a new and poisonous danger. A must-read for any lover of stories, A Crown of Wishes is a spellbinding and ferocious fairy tale brimming with color and magic. - Eliza